Aluminum alloy with 12" cutting blade and .50 H.P. motor. Cutting thickness from 0 to 16 mm. Anodized aluminum alloy body. High carbon steel blades are hard chromed with a hollow ground taper for extended blade life. Includes built in sharpener. The carriage moves smoothly on ball bearings to allow effortless cutting. Easy to dissasemble for cleaning. One year manufacturers warranty.